Hurricane Roxanne facts for kids
|Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||October 7, 1995|
|Dissipated||October 21, 1995|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 115 mph (185 km/h)
|Lowest pressure||956 mbar (hPa); 28.23 inHg|
|Damage||$1.5 billion (1995 USD)|
|Areas affected||Mexico; especially the Yucatán Peninsula|
|Part of the 1995 Atlantic hurricane season|
Hurricane Roxanne was a destructive storm that hit the Mexican Yucatán Peninsula during October 1995. The hurricane had winds next to 115 miles per hour when it hit. Because of its impact, the name Roxanne was later retired and replaced by Rebekah.
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Roxanne making landfall on the Yucatán Peninsula
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